Closing Date: Open until 1/13/20

Salary Range: $83,000-$100,000

Liberty County seeks an ethical, management experienced Assistant County Administrator who is a dedicated team player and can quickly gain the confidence of the county organization and community. The Assistant County Administrator must possess the ability to build community trust through transparency of operations and development of partnerships. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to embrace and promote change; assist the Administrator and Commission through challenges that may arise; focus on details, seek partnership opportunities and demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of government operations. Must be forward thinking, focused on best practices and bring new ideas and programs to the County. The successful candidate will be expected to support the county’s vision of excellence, establish credibility and consistency in delivery of services, motivate others, as well as provide creative problem solving in response to issues. Exceptional interpersonal skills that treat all persons with dignity and respect while motivating staff without being overly authoritative is mandatory.

Candidate Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree required in public administration, finance, business administration/management, planning, human resources or related degree from an accredited university; Master’s degree desired;

 A minimum of four (4) years of department director/management level experience in local governments of similar size and complexity to Liberty County or in a Department Director role in the private sector, is expected.

 Previous experience as a City/County Assistant Manager/Administrator is desirable.

 Evidence of continued professional development such as Credentialed Manager designation, Human Resources or Planning Certification, are positive indicators of dedication to the profession and will be noted during the candidate vetting process.

 Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license or have the ability to obtain upon selection.

Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references, and salary history not later than January 13, 2020 to: Lisa Ward, Senior Vice President, The Mercer Group, Inc., at Any questions please call 706-983-9326. Interviews are expected to be conducted during the week of February 10, 2020.

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